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Quotes About Open Mind

Faith does not imply a closed, but an open mind. Quite the opposite of blindness, faith appreciates the vast spiritual realities that materialist overlook by getting trapped in the purely physical.
— John Marks Templeton —

Have an open mind! Have an empty cup!

— Tae Yun Kim

Nothing draws people more quickly away from religion than an open mind.

— Hemant Mehta

All truth begins with an open mind.

— Michael A. Hunt

The problem with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and putting things in it.

— Terry Pratchett

Are we, like, having a conversation?"
"Did you just, like, ask me for advice and listen with an open mind? If so, then yes, I would call this a conversation

— Karen Marie Moning

I kept an open mind on the question of whether a hominid had been present in Europe in the early Pleistocene.

— Louis Leakey

Please keep an open mind and let me have my day in court.

— Michael Jackson

An open mind is like to an open wound,' growled Glokta. 'Vulnerable to poison.

— Joe Abercrombie

The motivation sometimes comes when you least expect it. I try to keep an open mind.

— DJ Quik

Religions are metaphorical systems that give us bigger containers in which to hold our lives. A spiritual life allows us to move beyond the ego into something more universal. Religious experience carries us outside of clock time into eternal time. We open ourselves into something more complete and beautiful. This bigger vista is perhaps the most magnificent aspect of a religious experience.
There is a sense in which Karl Marx was correct when he said that religion is the opiate of the people. However, he was wrong to scoff at this. Religion can give us skills for climbing up on onto a ledge above our suffering and looking down at it with a kind and open mind. This helps us calm down and connect to all of the world's sufferers. Since the beginning of human time, we have yearned for peace in the face of death, loss, anger and fear. In fact, it is often trauma that turns us toward the sacred, and it is the sacred that saves us.

— Mary Pipher

Growing up closes so many doors. The modern world doesn't allow for miracles, so we don't see them. It's a very precious gift, an open mind, but it's not passive. You've got to nurture it like a bed of roses; otherwise it will wither and die. Make sure you don't close off your mind to things you find strange. Sometimes they may be the only truth.

— Tim Lebbon

I'm having fun with what I'm doing but I'd never categorically say no to something because it's not horror. I'm keeping an open mind.

— Oren Peli

The mandate entails a generous synthesis of civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights. The title requires the expert to be truly independent, keep an open mind, conduct his/her research objectively and without ideological prejudices, listen to all sides of an argument and seek the opinion of all stakeholders.

— Alfred-Maurice De Zayas

I approach all of my movies with an open mind and a willingness to dive in and do what's asked of me.

— Amber Heard

I don't think we're capable of knowledge, but I like to keep an open mind. So if you ask me whether I believe in an afterlife or not, whether I believe in God or not, I can only answer you that all things are possible. And if all things are possible, heaven and hell and the angels are also possible. They're not to be ruled out.

— Jorge Luis Borges

If you disagree with them you may be tempted to interrupt. But don't. It is dangerous. They won't pay attention to you while they still have a lot of ideas of their own crying for expression. So listen patiently and with an open mind.

— Dale Carnegie

A truly open mind means forcing our imaginations to conform to the evidence of reality, and not vice versa.

— Lawrence M. Krauss

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